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Basic English Classes for International Parents


The Family Academy is very proud to announce that we will be offering our first Virtual ESL for International Parents Level I Classes on Saturdays, starting on April 2, through June 25th from 10:00-11:00 AM. There is no registration. This will take place during the first class. Information is below:


Free, Basic English Classes for our International Parents


Every Saturday - starting April 2 to June 25

These classes are online through a google meet. 

Google meet:


Lost & Found Items


Lost and Found items WILL be donated Friday, 4/28.


Please come by the school between 9:30-2:30 M-F next week if you think your child is missing any coats, jackets, hoodies, or hats.

News from the PTA

Spring Garden Cleanup


Join us! WES Spring Garden Clean Up and Planting Day THIS Sunday April 24, 1-3!

We will weed, mulch and put new soil in the beds. Then, we will plant some spring vegetables and flowers! Bring the family and stay for as little or as long as you wish. We really need wheelbarrows to move the soil and tools (shovels and rakes, etc.) if you have them! Contact Jenny Bengen to RSVP and with any questions: 619-249-3219


Volunteer for the Spring Book Fair! 


Please go here to sign up to help.




May 14th! Please plan to come and enjoy all the activities! Check your child’s Friday folder for information!


Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week


The PTA Hospitality needs your help with donations to celebrate our wonderful WES teachers and staff during Teacher And Staff Appreciation Week 5/2 - 5/6. Please click on the links below to find out more information. The PTA thanks you for your continued support!


Teacher And Staff Appreciation Week Snack Run Thursday 5/5


Teacher And Staff Appreciation Ice Cream Is Awesome Friday 5/6


Buy Groceries and Support Weatherstone!


Lowes Foods at 930 High House Road is partnering with WES. On Tuesday April 26th from 4pm-8pm 10% of your total purchase for Lowes Foods will go to WES.


We are seeking nominations for PTA Secretary and PTA Treasurer for next year.


For our PTA to succeed, we need your support and involvement! We also need members for lots of committees! Please go here to nominate yourself or someone you know to one the Board positions or to a committee.


Upcoming Dates



  • 26th- Garden Cleanup, 1-4



  • 2nd-6th- Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
  • 14th- STEM Expo
  • 27th- 3rd Grade Reading EOG
  • 27th- 5th Grade Science EOG
  • 31st- 3rd Grade Math EOG
  • 31st- 4th Grade Reading EOG
  • 31st- 5th Grade Reading EOG



  • 1st- 4th Grade Math EOG
  • 1st- 5th Grade Math EOG
  • 3rd- Field Day (All grades)
  • 10th- 5th Grade Recognition Ceremony
  • 10th- Last Day of School
  • 13th- VA Material Drop off, 9-3